Where the robotics team outnumbers the football team

Where the robotics team outnumbers the football team

23 March 2018

FIRST Robotics, an initiative launched by an MIT professor and an inventor to make science as exciting as sports, will hold its annual, international championship at the George R. Brown Convention Center from April 18-21. There are more than 3,600 high school teams competing around the world to reach Houston, where the highly entertaining competition is open to the public.

Bechtel invests $50 million in Tellurian

Bechtel invests $50 million in Tellurian

22 March 2018

LNG engineer, Bechtel has made a $50 million equity investment in Tellurian, the Houston-based company developing the Driftwood liquefied natural gas project in Louisiana. 

Interview with Bechtel's Saudi Country Manager

Interview with Bechtel's Saudi Country Manager

19 March 2018

San Francisco-based Bechtel is one of the largest engineering, construction, and project management companies in the world, and it’s been doing business in Saudi Arabia for 75 years. Following the announcement of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 economic and social reform plan, the company hired its first Saudi national as country head of its operations in the Kingdom in 2016.

6 ideas for a better New York Subway

6 ideas for a better New York Subway

16 March 2018

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) wants to know if anyone, anywhere, can figure out how to fix New York City’s beleaguered subway. With the hopes of solving problems such as persistent overcrowding, train delays, and crumbling physical infrastructure, the MTA launched a Genius Transit Challenge in June. Offering as much as *$1 million for the best idea, nearly 500 groups hailing from 23 different countries sent in submissions.